The HAPPIEST DIY office curtains in the world…. made by the girl who CAN’T SEW

diy curtains office straight panels

So I have been looking at FINALLY putting up DIY curtains in my office. I haven’t seen any pre-made curtains in stores that I love, so I’ve been searching on Etsy.  I stumbled across some in a fabric by Waverly named “Santa Maria …

Need some motivation on that fall project?

Pouring a paint into a painting tray


Fall if my favorite time to do house projects because I’m in total nesting mode for the holidays!!!!  It’s also the best time of year to do the projects that require less humidity (cabinets and garage doors).  And, you …

How to PAINT kitchen tile

paint kitchen tile backsplash before

I am in love with our newly painted kitchen cabinets.  But the tile and the countertops are like a total buzz kill for me.  So.much.brown.  I have plans to switch them both out for more contemporary colors and finishes, …

Our kitchen gray cabinets transformation: from gold —–> gray

kitchen gray cabinets painted SW Cityscape after
Transforming our house has been a slooooooooooooooooooooow process. But we are making headway with our new gray cabinets!!!


kitchen gray cabinets before

 (photo cred to ES Photography in Kansas City who did our real estate photos)

Many of you may remember when our …

We made a repurposed cornice board from old rusty tin panels!


living room

I am over here doing a happy dance at how my rusted tin repurposed cornice board just turned out!!!!!  Rusted tin is my 2nd love language (right behind glitter).  It makes my heart beat fast.  And I know what …

My nearly white entryway table. A tutorial.

White Entryway Table


If you follow my Magic Brush Facebook page, you’ll know that I recently repainted my entryway table to look like the picture above.  I know, I know. It’s almost white.  And I thought I was allergic to white. Who knew??…

When a painter is picking a new paint color….


Around Christmas time of this year, I decided I was over all of the gold paint in my house.  And by “over it”, I mean….. I wanted it gone like yesterday.

So I decided I wanted to repaint the walls …

Some thoughts about your Christmas mantel and how EXACTLY is mantel spelled anyway?



I {heart} decorating for the holidays!  So much glitter and shiny stuff and pretty colors and it’s just my lovvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvve language.

This year is a little different for us as our house is for sale. And just whatever

My most talked about furniture finish

DIY Silver Furniture Finish | The Magic Brush

Every time I do this silver faux finish and post it on my Facebook page, you all go ga-ga!!!!  It’s gorgeous, isn’t it??

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